Equal passenger service charges a fair play for all airlines – AAPA

30 November 2017 The equalisation of passenger service charges (PSCs) at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and other airports in the country will provide a level playing field for all airlines, said the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). In a statement on Thursday, AAPA director-general, Andrew Herdman, said the move would provide the … Continue reading Equal passenger service charges a fair play for all airlines – AAPA

Why isn’t Bung going after Mavcom?

27 November 2017 LETTER | In reference to Kinabatangan MP Bung Moktar’s comments in parliament over overpriced AirAsia tickets to Sabah, I for one would like to share my thoughts given my frequent flights between the peninsula and East Malaysia. While his statement is true at face value, does his claim that AirAsia’s profiteering ploy hold water? … Continue reading Why isn’t Bung going after Mavcom?

Government to extend ERL’s 30-year concession contract 30 more years

15 November 2017 The government has extended the 30-year concession contract of Express Rail Link (ERL) for another 30 years, the Dewan Rakyat was told. (File pix) The government has extended the 30-year concession contract of Express Rail Link (ERL) for another 30 years. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz said the extension was given … Continue reading Government to extend ERL’s 30-year concession contract 30 more years

IATA opposes plan to charge passengers for border security

4 November 2017 The trade association for the world’s airlines says the charge could adversely affect Malaysia’s travel industry and impact GDP by RM1.53 billion. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has made public its opposition to the Malaysian government’s purported plan to cover the cost of its new border security management programme by charging … Continue reading IATA opposes plan to charge passengers for border security